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While medicine has been practiced in various forms for thousands of years, the constant evolution of its tools and methods makes for a fascinating subject to study and collect.At their respective times of publication, the Fowler Brothers' work in phrenology may have been as scientifically sound and reputable as William Harvey's landmark exploration of blood circulation. However, only one stood the test of time.
Whether you are interested in great discoveries or quackery and oddities, the collection of medical books is always intriguing.
Jessica QuellerEleven months after her mother succumbs to cancer, Jessica Queller has herself tested for the BRCA “breast cancer” gene mutation. The results come back positive, putting her at a terrifyingly elevated risk of developing breast cancer before the age of fifty and ovarian cancer in her lifetime. Thirty-four, unattached, and yearning for marriage and a family of her own, Queller faces an agonizing choice: a lifetime of vigilant screenings and a commitment to fight the disease when caught, or its radical alternative—a prophylactic double mastectomy that would effectively restore life to her, even as it would challenge her most closely held beliefs about body image, identity, and sexuality.
Packed with revelations on every page, this book is a knock-your-socks-off ride to a deeply fulfilling relationship with food, your body...and almost everything else. Women, Food and God is, quite simply, a guide for life.
With The Eat-Clean Diet, the diet that fitness professionals rely on, readers will transform themselves from sluggish, exhausted and overweight to energetic, lean and fabulous!